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Statistical data from the new D.C. school study

The new IFF study of school location and performance in the District is the most detailed look at the city’s public schools in several years. Some key points:


By Bill Turque
A new study commissioned by D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray recommends that the city turn around or close more than three dozen traditional public schools in its poorest neighborhoods and expand the number of high-performing charter schools.


Chancellor Kaya Henderson received a rare beat-down from the D.C. Council Tuesday, administered by members unhappy with what one called “reckless” budget practices that contributed to $21 million in projected DCPS cost overruns.


By Alan Blinder
The District is illegally underfunding its charter schools by providing additional money and support services exclusively to D.C. Public Schools, a new report says.


Brown no longer pushing for evaluation waivers for top teachers who transfer

By: Lisa Gartner | 01/23/12 7:25 PM
Examiner Staff Writer @Lisa_Examiner


D.C. schools chancellor supports teacher-incentive program
Bill would lure high-performing teachers to ‘high-need’ schools

By Tom Howell Jr.
The Washington Times
Monday, January 23, 2012

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